|Episode 94: Hard Drive Partitions|
D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question on changed hard drive partitions on Mac.
|Ep. 113: Customize Mac Part 2 of 3|
In this part 2 of 3 on customizing your Mac, D.Lee Beard explains how to change icons sizes, the text size under icons, how to move the text to the side of the icons, how to adjust the space between icons, how to change Finder window backgrounds to different colors and images, how to have the Finder show document info under the icon name such as pixel size of images, duration of videos, and how many items in a folder.
Keywords: mac; customize; mod; mac os x
|Mac vs. PC: Navigating Multiple Windows Ep.120|
D.Lee Beard compares finding specific document windows when you have way too many open using the dock feature on Mac OS X and the task bar feature in Windows 7.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; windows 7
|Are Macs Worth the Money?|
D.Lee Beard shows off his new Star Trek cellphone, addresses an IT department security e-mail, and answers viewer questions on whether Mac laptops are worth the money, why is Final Cut Pro so much faster on the Techies' computer, and how to change your Mac system keyboard and menus to other languages.
Keywords: security; mac; language; keyboard
|Pick of the Week: MacHeist|
MacHeist has brought together a community of over 1 million Mac Software enthusiasts. Solve puzzles and complete missions while working your way toward an amazing software bundle. MacHeist has been a blast in the past, and this time around it will be even better. Join the MacHeist community, solve the mystery, and score even more great software! Check out MacHeist at http://macheist.com/
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; macheist; mac heist; mac software discount; mac software bundle; cheap mac software
|What is Growl|
Growl is an awesome system notifier for the Mac. Instead of answering questions about it over and over again I thought i'd put together this quick video.
Keywords: macgasm; apple; growl; mac
|Macgasm Video Podcast: EP1|
In this episode we talk about a bunch of photography gear from a Mac perspective. We talk about the Kelly More Bag, Think Tanks' Retrospective 30, shooting tethered from an iPhone or iPad, and Filter Storm's iPad editing software.
Keywords: apple; mac; ipad; photography
|Viewer Questions on Mac virus and building a Mac PC|
D.Lee Beard answers two viewer questions. First, a strange e-mail attachment from a friend: is it a virus? Second, how to build your own Macintosh computer PC.
Keywords: build; mac; computer; virus
|Martin Luther King Day episode|
D.Lee honors the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., and more viewer questions answered including thoughts on Apple's iWork, formatting a Mac, and backing up your hard drive. Also, in response to a viewer comment, D.Lee presents a call to action to viewers for new Ask the Techies opening/closing music.
Keywords: iwork; mac; format
|Episode 93: Moving iPhoto and iTunes Libraries|
D.Lee Beard answers viewer questions on how to rip your DVDs, and how to move your iPhoto and iTunes libraries to an external hard drive.
Keywords: iphoto; itunes; mac; handbrake
|Tabs Plus for Mac - App Review|
A great way to manage all your social networks and popular website in one, easy-to-use window that supports multiple accounts simultaneously.
Keywords: technology; appshrink; mac app; mac review; app review; tabs plus
|Mac vs. Windows 7: Zooming in on the Computer Screen - Episode 118|
D.Lee Beard continues a new series comparing Mac OS X.6 Snow Leopard to Windows 7. In this episode, he shows how to zoom in on a portion of the computer screen in both Windows 7 and Mac OS X. Zooming in a the computer screen is a great tool for teachers.Which is better??? You get to decide by voting at http://AsktheTechies.com/episode119.html. 4min. 19sec.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Mac vs. Windows - Changing Icon Sizes: Ep. 122|
In this episode D.Lee explains how to change the size of icons and the text under icons in Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7.
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Mac vs. Windows7 Changing Icons: Episode 118|
D.Lee Beard starts a new series comparing Mac OS X.6 Snow Leopard to Windows 7. In this episode, he shows how to change file icons and the compares the ease of changing file icons in each operating system.Which is better??? You get to decide by voting at the Ask the Techies website, episode 118, http://AsktheTechies.com/episode118.html
Keywords: mac vs pc; mac; windows; icons; windows 7
|Episode 60: Parallels 3 Review: Windows Apps on a Mac - Now Easier!|
D.Lee Beard and Brandon Jackson demonstrate some of the more powerful features of Parallels version 3 such as "Coherence" which allows you to run Microsoft Windows applications along side your Mac applications without having to view a Windows desktop. (24min 44sec) Hosts: D.Lee Beard, Brandon Jackson Camerawork: Cody Moore, D.Lee Beard Become a "Techie" yourself: Share your comments, knowledge and experiences as well on the Ask the Techies Blog! (requires a free Google account) "Ask the Techies"...
Keywords: mac; windows; pc; parallels; review
|Episode 54: Mac vs. Windows PC|
http://AskTheTechies.com Should you buy a Macintosh or a Windows computer. In this video, D.Lee Beard explains why we have two different major operating systems by taking a brief look at computer history. He then explains some of the differences between the Macintosh operating system and Windows. Hardware choices for Macs and Windows are explored as well as the ability to run Windows on an Apple computer with Parallels...
Keywords: mac; windows; pc; computers; review
|Awake - Waking up in style.|
Awake is a sweet ass alarm clock for your mac.
Keywords: awake; review; mac; apple; macgasm
|Apple Tablet - E-Book: Truth and Speculation|
D.Lee answers viewer questions on what is that computer that D.Lee Beard uses that appears to be an Apple Tablet PC. D.Lee also speaks on the rumors of a soon to be released Apple tablet ebook reader and shows you how you can get your own tablet Mac today!
Keywords: mac; tablet; ebook; wacom; modbook
|Episode 112: Customize Your Mac OS|
D.Lee explains how to customize a Mac with the Finder preferences including how to turn on or turn off what drives or servers show up automatically on the desktop, how to change the home location for a new Finder window, how to adjust the spring loaded folders feature, how to add color labels to files and folders,
Keywords: mac; mod; customize; os x
|VNC, iMovie, AC Adapter, & Everything|
In this episode, D.Lee Beard answers viewer questions on how to control a networked Mac via a PC (a follow up tip), when should you use the AC Adapter on your laptop, how to clear out those unwanted video clips in iMovie from your hard drive, and where to learn everything about computers in video format.
Keywords: vnc; mac; windows; linux; imovie
|Ep. 114: Changing Startup Splash Screen|
D.Lee Beard explains how to change the startup splash screen on your Mac …you know, the ugly purple space picture that appears behind the login window.
Keywords: mac; mod; customize; os x
|Episode 105: iMovie Part 2 of 7|
D.Lee Beard explains how to add photos to an iMovie video project including applying the Ken Burns effect to your photos, cropping an image in iMovie, rotating an image in iMovie, adjusting how long the photo displays in the video,
Keywords: imovie; mac; video; editing; photos
|Pick of the Week: Webcam Settings|
Webcam Settings is the 1st and only Mac app, which lets you improve the image quality in real-time when using your USB webcam with your favorite video application such as FaceTime, iChat/Messages,or Skype. Webcam Settings is a very useful and user-friendly OS X utility that will help you quickly adjust your USB webcam's settings. Learn more at http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/webcam-settings/id533696630?mt=12
Keywords: news&information; talk&interview; mac; osx; facetime; mac webcam settings; osx webcam settings; mac logitech
|Bleeding Edge TV 352: Unibody Mac mini vs Old school Mac mini|
http://www.gearlive.com - We give you a look at the newly redesigned Apple Mac mini in this episode. The Mac mini is now smaller, thinner, and much more sleek than the original design, featuring a unibody enclosure. We give you a look at the older model, as well as the changes to the new Mac mini as far as functionality is concerned. Be sure to check out more of our tech news videos: http://video.gearlive.com On Twitter: http://twitter.com/gearlive On Facebook: http://facebook.com/gearlive
Keywords: technology; apple; mac; mac mini; mac mini unibody; mac mini 2010; original mac mini; computers; desktops; andru edwards; gear live; comparisons
|Mac Cult #2 - PHP em 5min ou serÃ¡ em 2min? - Gabriel e Matheus|
Segundo episÃ³dio do Blog / Video Podcast "Mac Cult", porque "SÃ³ Ã© Cult quem Ã© Mac Cult"
Keywords: PHP; internet; Apple; Mac; Cult; Podcast; Episode; EpisÃ³dio; VLog; Blog
|Macworld Footage - Macgasm Videocast|
We had a whole episode lined up, but somehow we managed to mangle the audio. So instead we're releasing the Macworld segment on its own.
Keywords: macworld; macgasm; apple; video; podcast; mac
|Episode 68: How to Create an Animated Gif|
Photoshop wizard, Brandon Jackson, explains how to create an animated gif from your images and from video. More specifically, he explains how to limit the number of times/cycles your gif animates, how to specify the duration of each specific frame in your animation, and how to automatically add in between images - tweening. Animated gifs are a great way to express information in place of just a single image and even works on older computers and web browsers (unlike Flash).
Keywords: photoshop; mac; animated gif; tween; video; animation
|Get a Traditional Look to your RSS|
It allows you to give your RSS feeds a more traditional look. With a newspaper like interface, you can browse all your latest feeds in a full rich environment. You can add and delete pages and Feeds.
Keywords: rss; reader; times; apple; mac; macgasm
|Macgasm -Discover Spaces|
Here's a quick introduction to spaces.
Keywords: spaces; os; x; tutorial; macgasm; apple; mac
|We're Back and in HD|
After a 6 month hiatus, viewer questions are answered on formatting Mac hard drives, iMovie stuttering, and can you connect to a Mac from a PC?
Keywords: apple; mac; hard drive; help; computer
|Share screenshots with TinyGrab|
TinyGrab is a screenshot utility that allows you to take a screenshot and upload it immediately to the TinyGrab site and share a link to the image. It is as simply as the built in screenshot command in OS X. Try it now at http://tinygrab.com
Keywords: tinygrab; os; x; apple; mac; leopard
|Create video animations with keynote|
You can use keynote to make some excellent animations for your home videos, podcasts, and screencasts.
Keywords: apple; keynote; mac; macgasm; video; editing; animation
|Bleeding Edge TV 354: Unibody Mac mini vs Apple TV vs Original Mac mini|
http://www.gearlive.com - We give you a look at the three Apple products that fit best into the home theater, with our look at the new unibody Mac mini, the original Mac mini, and the Apple TV. The newly released Mac mini seems to be the best of both worlds between the orignal and the Apple TV, but of course, the Apple TV has the best interface.
Keywords: technology; apple; mac; mac mini; apple tv; hdtv; home theater; mac mini unibody; comparisons; reviews; andru edwards; gear live; hdmi; mac mini hdmi
|299 ReelSolid.TV s03 ep017 - MAC Cosmetics Party|
MAC Cosmetics Party - Manhattan, NYC
Keywords: searchonly; mac cosmetics; party; reelsolid.tv
|Securing your internet connection while away from home with SSH|
Nathan Galieti explains SSH and how it can make your web browsing more secure by tunneling through your home computer. Both Mac OS X (*nix) and Windows directions are explained. (please excuse the poor audio quality on this episode as we ran into some technical difficulty and did not have time to reshoot the topic. It is our opinion that the hosts are still understandable and that this is still informative).
Keywords: ssh; computer; security; web browsing; mac; windows
|Two Quick iTunes Tip|
Two quick tips for itunes.
Keywords: apple; mac; macgasm; tip; hint; itunes
|Episode 46: Computer Use Ergonomics|
AskTheTechies.com In this video, D.Lee Beard demonstrates some equipment and strategies for reducing computer use related injuries. Reviewed in this video are the Evoluent vertical mouse, the Kinesis keyboard, and the NeutralPosture N·hancement keyboard and mouse tray. (17min 00sec Host: D.Lee Beard Have a comment/question? Send us an e-mail at AskTheTechies@gmail.com.
Keywords: computer; mac; windows; ergonomic; disability; handicap; safety
|Macgasm | Pogo Cat has got some Soul|
We take a time out from reviewing hardware and cases, and look at a couple of iPhone or iPad games: Pogo Cat and Soul.
Keywords: pogo cat; soul; apple; mac; iphone; ipad
|Category5.TV Episode 153|
Basic Photo Manipulation Part 5 - batch resizing photos.
Keywords: technology; gimp; linux; windows; mac; free; photoshop
|Desktop Calendar: iDeskCal|
iDeskCal brings your calendar to your desktop, but also allows you to add events and tasks without even having to go into iCal.
Keywords: ical; calendar; osx; macgasm; podcast; apple; mac
|Episode 41: Firefox vs. Opera Browser Shootout|
http://AskTheTechies.com Brandon fights for Firefox while D.Lee Beard fights for Opera. Which is the better browser? Brandon and D.Lee compare features to help you decide. Be sure to watch the credits ;-). (32min 42sec)
Keywords: mac; windows; computer; firefox; opera; humor
|Formatting for Mac and Windows for Video Editing Ep. 125|
D.Lee Beard answers a viewer question about formatting a hard drive so that it can be read by both Mac and Windows for video editing. (4min 11sec)
Keywords: mac; windows; hard drive; format; disk utility
|Final Cut Pro - Intermediate Tutorial|
This Final Cut Pro tutorial, part 4 of 4, covers intermediate editing with Final Cut Pro 6. In this video, D.Lee Beard explains how to move only a selected group of clips, adding graphics, resizing graphics and video, capturing a freeze frame image from a video clip, creating and adding a background image to fill behind a graphic, applying transitions, correcting color, adding lower thirds to video, rendering video, and exporting video into different formats using Compressor...
Keywords: final cut pro; video editing; mac; tutorial
|Episode 101: Viewer Questions on iPod, Compressor, and Installing Leopard Disks|
D.Lee Beard answers viewer questions on an iPod not working, using Compressor to export HD video, and problems installing Leopard with certain deisks. This video is 9min 24 sec - recorded October 2009.
Keywords: mac; ipod; compressor; final cut pro; leopard
Reliably uninstall programs with ApplCleaner
Keywords: appcleaner; os x; mac; apple; applications
|Bite Sized Sets: Mac DeMarco|
After putting out one of our favorite albums of last year, we were pretty amped to see Mac DeMarco back in DC this winter. This sold out show featured a real high energy set that mixed songs off the debut record, Rock n' Roll Night Club, with some from last year's 2. DeMarco even peppered in a couple of rando covers in for good measure and overall crowd satisfaction. Check out the clip above, witha few stand out performances from the set, "I'm A Man," "Annie," "Ode to Viceroy," and "Freaking out...
Keywords: music; mac demarco; captured tracks; dc9
|The Explosion Look - Kimberly Ovitz / MAC|
Makeup Artist Luc Bouchard presents his Explosion look using MAC prodcuts backstage at Kimberly Ovitz and a special beauty forecast by Luminess Air, this time, Classic Smokey Eye.
Keywords: chic.tv; beauty; makeup; luminess air; mac
|Episode 104: iMovie 09 Series 1 of 7 - Interface Basics|
In this part 1 of 7 series on iMovie 09, D.Lee Beard starts off by explaining the basic interface elements of iMovie 09.
Keywords: video editing; tutorial; software; how-to; mac
|Episode 91: Final Cut Pro Basic Editing Tutorial|
D.Lee Beard provides a tutorial in the basic of editing video with Final Cut Pro including working with layers, adding video to the timeline, zooming the view, turning off layers, unlinking audio from a video clip, trimming clips, slicing clips using the Blade tool, turning snapping on and off, when to use the Right Delete key and when to use the Backspace Delete key, using the pen tool to lower video and audio levels, and turning on waveforms to synch two videos shot at the same time...
Keywords: final cut pro; tutorial; editing; mac; apple
|Episode 107: Pt. 4 of 7 iMovie 09 - Working With Audio|
In this video, D.Lee Beard explains how to add music and iMovie sound effects to your video project, how to duck the audio of specific tracks, how to fade audio in and out including adjusting how quickly it fades in or out, how to separate the audio from a video clip and move elsewhere or delete altogether, and how to add your own narrations to your video projects using iMovie 09
Keywords: mac; imovie; video editing; audio; effects